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Recommended Poetry Reading

The following is a list of recommended poetry reading based on some of our editors’ favorites (in no particular order):
1. The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens
2. Paradise Lost by John Milton
3. Collected Poems 1909-1962 by T.S. Eliot
4. The Poetry of Robert Frost
5. The Complete Poems by John Milton
6. The Complete Poetry and Prose of William Blake
7. The Complete Poems of John Keats
8. Shelley’s Poetry and Prose
9. Personae by Ezra Pound
10. The Book of Images by Rainer Maria Rilke
11. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
12. Lord Weary’s Castle and the Mills of the Kavanaughs by Robert Lowell
13. Selected Poems 1966-1987 by Seamus Heaney
14. The Complete Poems by Anne Sexton
15. The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri Inferno
16. Collected Poems by Robert Hayden
17. Complete Poems by Marianne Moore
18. Selected Poems of Langston Hughes
19. Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats
20. Collected Poems by Dylan Thomas
21. The Arkansas Testament by Derek Walcott
22. The Collected Poems by Stanley Kunitz
23. Introducing Irony by Maxwell Bodenheim
24. Residence on Earth by Pablo Neruda
25. Selected Poems 1946-1985 by James Merrill
26. From the Country of Eight Islands: An Anthology of Japanese Poetry
27. The Complete Poems by Elizabeth Bishop
28. Collected Poems by W. H. Auden